Q2 Weather: Snow showers and cold turn to warmer, breezy and dry weekend

Posted at 4:53 AM, Dec 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-05 07:52:42-05

BILLINGS – In the short-term, a chance of snow and some cold temperatures. Looking ahead, warm and dry weather prevails.

A Canadian clipper system will move from north to south across the area Wednesday. As winds shift to the north, the strong gusts around the Livingston area will quickly decrease.

Snow showers are possible along in behind the front through Wednesday afternoon and early this evening. Accumulations should be light, generally an inch or less and most places.

Wednesday afternoon highs will be mainly in the 20s to near 30 degrees. Temperatures will top in the 20s for Thursday.

Get ready for cold overnight lows with temperatures Thursday morning only in the single digits, and single digits to low teens Friday morning.

Temperatures will begin to warm on Friday, with Saturday through Monday warmer than average. With dry conditions, highs will be mainly in the 40s and lows mainly in the upper teens and 20s.

Expect some windy periods from Livingston to Billings during the weekend warm-up.